Tom Vercauteren

Tom Vercauteren

Professor of Interventional Image Computing

King's College London, United Kingdom

Tom is Professor of Interventional Image Computing at King’s College London. He is also co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Hypervision Surgical, a spin-out company focusing on intraoperative hyperspectral imaging. From 2018-2023, he held the Medtronic / Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair in Machine Learning for Computer-assisted Neurosurgery at King’s. From 2014 to 2018, he was Associate Professor at UCL where he acted as Deputy Director for the Wellcome / EPSRC Centre for Interventional and Surgical Sciences (2017-18). From 2004 to 2014, he worked for Mauna Kea Technologies, Paris where he led the research and development team designing image computing solutions for the company’s CE- marked and FDA-cleared optical biopsy device. His work is now used in hundreds of hospitals worldwide. He is a Columbia University and Ecole Polytechnique graduate and obtained his PhD from Inria in 2008. Tom is also an established open-source software and patient involvement supporter.

  • Machine Learning
  • Medical Imaging
  • Interventional Image Computing
  • Computer Assisted Intervention